Road closures: four for Gateshead drivers this week

Drivers in and around Gateshead will have four National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

Drivers in and around Gateshead will have four National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

And one of them is expected to cause moderate delays – with motorists facing a wait of between 10 and 30 minutes.

The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that two closures already in place are expected to carry on this week:

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    A1, from 8pm July 18 2022 to 6am March 10 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A1 northbound and southbound, J70 Dunston to J74 Scotswood - carriageway closure for communications on behalf of Highways England.

    A1, from 8pm February 7 2022 to 6am August 31 2024, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A1 northbound and southbound, junction 65 Birtley to junction 69 Coalhouse, carriageway closures and lane closures for major project widening works.

    And a further two closures will begin over the next seven days:

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    A69, from 9am September 21 to 4pm September 22, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A69 Hassock Bog to Throckley - Lane closures for routine maintenance.

    A1(M), from 8pm September 21 to 6am September 22, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A1M northbound and southbound, junction 63 to junction 65 lane closure for maintenance works.

    National Highways is responsible for maintaining motorways and major A-roads, so closures of smaller roads will not be included in their schedule.